AAKOMA Project is Hiring!

AAKOMA Project is Hiring!

We are Seeking an Operations Assistant to build the work of the AAKOMA Project. At AAKOMA, we work with teenagers, young adults, their families and communities to raise awareness, conduct patient-centered research, and encourage young people to begin conversations to...
Evoke – Melinda Gates Blog

Evoke – Melinda Gates Blog

On Melinda Gates’ blog, Dr. Alfiee outlined what you can do to support the mental health of Black young people and young people of color, and how to work toward uplifting and supporting them from the inside out, so as to not hinder their ability to prosper. Read...
AAKOMA Receives Funding in Support of Racial Healing

AAKOMA Receives Funding in Support of Racial Healing

“For too long, racial trauma was the elephant in the room that we did not discuss as a society. Today, that conversation is starting to change. We’re honored to be supported by the Community Foundation of Northern Virginia at this critical time to help...
Black Girl Magic and Black Boy Joy Start with Healthy Minds

Black Girl Magic and Black Boy Joy Start with Healthy Minds

Since young people are our future, it is the duty of those who are higher up in age to clear the path for them to the best of their ability. We cannot expect to have successful black woman and men later if we don’t do the work now to prioritize their mental...

Register here for Virtual Therapy (for young people)

If you are in crisis and need immediate support or intervention, call the mental/behavioral health crisis line of your county behavioral health officeTrained crisis workers are generally available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.  If the situation is potentially life threatening, please go directly to your nearest hospital emergency room.

If you are a teen or young adult in need of mental health support, register here for up to 5 FREE virtual sessions.

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